Monthly Archives: July 2015

Response to Police Commissioner on Suicide Helplines


The Caribbean Voice and its partners welcome the announcement by Police Commissioner Mr. Seelall Persaud, that the Guyana Police Force will be launching suicide helplines, especially given that we have been calling for this for quite a while. If our … Continue reading

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Religious leaders must break their silence


By Annan Boodram New York City, July 27, 2014: On July 24th the Baltimore Sun carried a commentary, which stated, “Gender violence causes more death and disability among women ages 15 to 44 in the U.S. than cancer, malaria, traffic … Continue reading

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Establish a registry of sex offenders


New York City, July 4, 2015: Up to date figures are not readily available for Guyana, but over the last three years or so there have been at least eight reported cases of elderly women found murdered, almost all of … Continue reading

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Agreeing to disagree


By Annan Boodram It is a trait that seems to have become systemic in the community – the capacity to take disagreements and create irrevocable schisms. Everyone is well aware of the fact that 60 plus Caribbean Hindu mandirs in … Continue reading

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